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Sep 29, 2012 10:15am EDT
was a republican because his boss was. paley, the founder of cbs workea directly for eisenhower in world war ii, and ike loved walter cronkite. when you have thre 20th an anniversary of d-day, eisenhower took cronkite to the beaches, omaha, utah, and wandered around there. there's a feeling in the 50s he was a republican, but the vietnam war by 1968 showed him to be a liberal.he as i write in the end of theame book, he came out publicly saying i'm a man of the left in front of the liberal congresswoman from texas. >> reporter: -- >> did that hurt snip >> no, because he stepped down by thatt time in 1981. he played mr. center, mr. objective well anymore if you duoto the doctor for surgery. you don't care if the doctor's a democrat or republican.don' he did something -- when he camp out in voiced some dissent on the vietnam war, it was the beginning of him editorializing, and we see people doing that alv the time. that's a slippery slope we're on now, and also you see with con kite the birth of television. h e running for president, everybody bum rushed them. they wanted to meet cop cite, not a s
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
bought that? sixty minutes on the career at cbs. walt tear cron cite and journalism today. sunday at 8 on c-span q & a. >>> i have all the channels, 1992 senate plus author book review speeches, those kinds of things. if i know a bill is coming up on the floor of the house, i watch, you know, which channel i want to see.%h because i have them all. as a book review or someone i'm going to watch that. when i want to find out something that has that's going to be one of the places i look. i'm a public broadcasting fan. i watch the channels. out of a couple of hundred channels i probably have five to ten of the most he watches c-span on direct tv. created by the american cable company in 1979. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. middle income families would pay about $2,000 more in taxes next year if the so called fiscal cliff is allowed to happen in january. bush era tax cuts and the payroll tax holiday are scheduled to end. economist discuss the issue today. this is about an hour and a half. [inaudible conversations] i think we are about ready to get started.
Sep 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
obama said in a "60 minutes" interview. this was not put on air but was put out by cbs on its website but it's kind of interesting. >> the stakes are high. >> the fact checkers have had problems with the other both sides and say that they have been misleading and in some cases just not true. does that disturb you? some of them are your ads. >> you know, do we see sometimes us going overboard in a campaign, mistakes that are made or areas where there's no doubt that somebody could dispute how we are presenting things? that happens in politics. >> are the american people and title ii the truth or a better version? >> the truth of the matter is most of them were having a vigorous debate about a vision for the country, and there's a lot at stake in this election. so is it going to be sharp sometimes? absolutely, but will the american people ultimately have a good sense of where i want to take the country and where governor romney -- >> so, there you have the president saying well, should we go overboard and make mistakes, i.e. saying things that are not true? that happens. yesterday at a
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
, and bob schiffer the cbs correspondent and a host of face the nation. tomorrow night they are hosting -- there are other stories in the people looking at the candidates and to do. "the chicago tribune" says the gop may hinge on the debate in showdown could be pivotal for romney on president obama's edge. the race enters its final phase of the distinct president obama and 3g dates as the republican mitt romney's best and last chance to reverse the space trend. florent joins in michigan. democratic collar. are you going to a man tomorrow night, and why? lawrence, are you with us? oats want to bill in its water and independent collar. hello, bill. good morning. are you going to be watching tomorrow? >> caller: good morning. absolutely. i was brought up in a republican house told, but i've been paying attention to the debates and have seen a lot of shows about the issues are coming and i just don't have the confidence after the republican convention that they have a plan because they have been avoiding giving any specifics so i want to hear the republicans have something to say. other tha
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that are increasing. we continue to monitor the cb wsighted which concern us and others in the region to make sure that they continue to be secured, and we provide -- we are providing assistant to the opposition. and trying to make sure that, you know, they are getting the kinds of assistance that can help them in their clause. i think those are the most effective ways to with that. direct intervention by the united states i think both the general and i have hide would be a serious mistake for the united states to embark on that kind of intervention on our own. if the international community decides that's a step that the international community would like to move forward, obviously, we would be part 6 of that. absence that kind of broad support, i think for the united states to do it would be a mistake. >> on the counter part -- it's a counter part visit. my counter part from saudi arabia, we talked -- we did of course, walk around the region, and they're concerned with syria, israel is really based on what they assess as a iranian influence which they also assess to be a factor to the self in y
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
childcare. it was the subject of nightly news broadcast at one time. i was on nbc and cbs on the same night. in 1998 and 1989 i believe over 100 childcare bills have been introduced. when we worked to draft the bill in 86 and then moved it and 87 and 88 to ensure it was the subject of the campaign it was. both presidential candidates were in childcare centers frequently and both have positions on childcare. my mother was helping out that summer because i think our youngest was about 10 and she said being in this house is like being in poli-sci 101. this year it is challenging. there is no doubt. many issues that affect families on the agenda. it is a different time but it is not different for the children and family in these high-quality and reliable childcare and we have options to. with a willing tough choices we can find a way to invest in childcare which by helping her family's work and her young children learn to support the strong economy right now and into the future. we can do it. we have to get moms to the ticket line. we will and in community after community go to meetings and ask
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